[cvsnt] (licensing) What do I have to do to keep CVS and non-GNU seperated?

Glen Starrett grstarrett at cox.net
Wed Nov 5 04:30:07 GMT 2003

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> My question is about the CVS license.  I did end up reading 
> the GNU license, and if we do end up using CVS as part of the 
> installation, there could be an argument that they are two 
> different objects and not a single application.  I'd like to 
> know to what extent and how carefully I need to draw that 
> line as to not cause any problems down the line.
> I haven't found any license on the cvsnt website other than a 
> reference to GNU, so I'm hoping for something more specific 
> to the interface it uses (i.e. cmd-line) as well as any 
> experiences others have had with this issue.

Here's a good starting place for information on GPL and how you can use GPL
applicaions.  The FAQ has some entries that point closely to what you're
asking about.

Also see the section "Using programs released under the GPL when writing
other programs"


Glen Starrett

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